When you ask Marie Newman why she is running for office against another Democrat, she responds simply: “I’m not”. The former marketing consultant and anti-bullying expert is mounting a primary challenge to Illinois third district Representative Dan Lipinski – a seven-term Democrat...
Walt Disney has renewed discussions over acquiring a significant part of 21st Century Fox’s media assets, according to a person familiar with the talks. Disney joins companies including Comcast looking to buy a piece of the Murdoch family’s empire. The discussions are said...
Anu Partanen left her home country of Finland seven years ago, and she'd like to set one thing straight. Contrary to the popular belief that Nordic countries make the list of happiest countries year after year because they are unified utopias where...
New Zealand, famous for its jaw droppingly lovely landscapes, has been likened to a “beautiful person with cancer” by British environmentalist Sir Tim Smit. The co-founder of the Eden Project said that NZ has many environmental problems, largely caused by the dairy...
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone. There are no more made-up or imported days that promise discounts and savings. Yet despite a rocky economic outlook, or maybe because of it, we’re all set for a bumper Christmas. Research from...
A new spike in fighting in Yemen's capital city has seen at least 125 people killed and 238 wounded, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck at Houthi militia positions in Sanaa for a second day...
Ivanka Trump headlined a business conference in India, but her trip highlighted questions about whether her message of empowering poor women matches her actions. Ms Trump landed in the southern city of Hyderabad where she was scheduled to make the opening address at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. “Thank...
A European court ruling in favour of a gig economy worker who never got a paid holiday in 13 years has been declared an example of how Brexit would be “a disaster for workers’ rights”. The union representing those in the gig...
Organisers of an anti-Donald Trump protest group are hoping to gather a million people to demonstrate against the president after details of his “working visit” to the UK were reported. More than 3,800 people have committed to a planned protest against the...
With Senator John McCain announcing his support for the Republican tax bill, the Senate is edging closer to passing a measure that would benefit the wealthiest Americans and is estimated to add more than $1 trillion to the federal deficit over...